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SubjectRe: [PATCH v18 15/19] Documentation: kunit: add documentation for KUnit
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On 9/23/19 2:02 AM, Brendan Higgins wrote:
> Add documentation for KUnit, the Linux kernel unit testing framework.
> - Add intro and usage guide for KUnit
> - Add API reference
>
> Signed-off-by: Felix Guo <felixguoxiuping@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Brendan Higgins <brendanhiggins@google.com>
> Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
> Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> Reviewed-by: Logan Gunthorpe <logang@deltatee.com>
> Reviewed-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@kernel.org>
> ---
> Documentation/dev-tools/index.rst | 1 +
> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/api/index.rst | 16 +
> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/api/test.rst | 11 +
> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/faq.rst | 62 +++
> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/index.rst | 79 +++
> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/start.rst | 180 ++++++
> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst | 576 ++++++++++++++++++++
> 7 files changed, 925 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/api/index.rst
> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/api/test.rst
> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/faq.rst
> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/index.rst
> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/start.rst
> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst


> diff --git a/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/start.rst b/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/start.rst
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..6dc229e46bb3
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/start.rst
> @@ -0,0 +1,180 @@
> +.. SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> +
> +===============
> +Getting Started
> +===============
> +
> +Installing dependencies
> +=======================
> +KUnit has the same dependencies as the Linux kernel. As long as you can build
> +the kernel, you can run KUnit.
> +
> +KUnit Wrapper
> +=============
> +Included with KUnit is a simple Python wrapper that helps format the output to
> +easily use and read KUnit output. It handles building and running the kernel, as
> +well as formatting the output.
> +
> +The wrapper can be run with:
> +
> +.. code-block:: bash
> +
> + ./tools/testing/kunit/kunit.py run
> +
> +Creating a kunitconfig
> +======================
> +The Python script is a thin wrapper around Kbuild as such, it needs to be

around Kbuild. As such,

> +configured with a ``kunitconfig`` file. This file essentially contains the
> +regular Kernel config, with the specific test targets as well.
> +
> +.. code-block:: bash
> +
> + git clone -b master https://kunit.googlesource.com/kunitconfig $PATH_TO_KUNITCONFIG_REPO
> + cd $PATH_TO_LINUX_REPO
> + ln -s $PATH_TO_KUNIT_CONFIG_REPO/kunitconfig kunitconfig
> +
> +You may want to add kunitconfig to your local gitignore.
> +
> +Verifying KUnit Works
> +---------------------
> +
> +To make sure that everything is set up correctly, simply invoke the Python
> +wrapper from your kernel repo:
> +
> +.. code-block:: bash
> +
> + ./tools/testing/kunit/kunit.py
> +
> +.. note::
> + You may want to run ``make mrproper`` first.

I normally use O=builddir when building kernels.
Does this support using O=builddir ?

> +
> +If everything worked correctly, you should see the following:
> +
> +.. code-block:: bash
> +
> + Generating .config ...
> + Building KUnit Kernel ...
> + Starting KUnit Kernel ...
> +
> +followed by a list of tests that are run. All of them should be passing.
> +
> +.. note::
> + Because it is building a lot of sources for the first time, the ``Building
> + kunit kernel`` step may take a while.
> +
> +Writing your first test
> +=======================

[snip]

> diff --git a/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst b/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..c6e69634e274
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst

TBD...


--
~Randy

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